What’s New??

I am finding myself exhausted lately as the heat wave has passed and with it the excuse to sit in the kiddie pool with my little people all day and do no chores.  So in light of my tired state and my equal desires to update the blog and also to go to bed, my […]

Crying

I have been thinking a lot lately about our family’s story.  This chapter isn’t turning out at all like I had suspected the script was written. Crying, lots of crying.  That’s what’s going on at the Kortman house these days.  And Zan crys quite often too! 🙂 ‘Little Z’  is six weeks old and we […]

Big Day!

Today Kristi signed the relinquishment papers at the Kent County Courthouse and we signed Petition to Adopt papers which were filed with the court on our behalf by Adoption Associates, Inc. Lunch today with Kristi was WONDERFUL!  It was so good to hug, talk, laugh together and share stories and questions. Paul and I both […]

So Far….

So far it has been less than idyllic. So far it has been just plain difficult. So far Zander hasn’t been sleeping well at night and we are exhausted.  We are, however, holding it together well and Paul and I have only argued once. So far we are working on making more milk so Zander […]

Itty Bitty is HERE!

Our hearts are full of thankfulness and joy as we introduce you to Zander Paul.  He was born Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 1:11am.  He weighs 6lbs. 12 oz., measures 18″ and has a FULL head of dark hair!!  He currently has a calm demeanor and a sweet peaceful spirit–he doesn’t even cry when they […]